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O’Melveny Achieves Strong Showing in The Best Lawyers in America 2014

September 26, 2013

Contact:

 Piper Hall  Julie Fei
 O’Melveny & Myers LLP      O’Melveny & Myers LLP
 202.220.5022  213.430.7792
 phall@omm.com  jfei@omm.com

LOS ANGELES, CA – SEPTEMBER 26, 2013
– The Best Lawyers in America, the oldest peer-review publication in the legal profession, has selected 53 O'Melveny lawyers for inclusion in its 2014 edition.  Among the lawyers chosen, two O’Melveny partners are new to this year’s list: Peter Friedman (Litigation - Bankruptcy; DC) and Darin Snyder (Litigation - Intellectual Property; Patent Law; SF).  Additionally, two O’Melveny lawyers were named “Lawyer of the Year” in their respective practice areas, a distinction bestowed upon only one lawyer in each practice area in each community.  Partner Framroze M. Virjee (Litigation - Labor and Employment; Los Angeles) and Of Counsel David A. Krinsky (Mergers and Acquisitions Law; Orange County) received this special designation.

The Best Lawyers In America 2014, the publication’s 20th edition, represents 134 practice areas, covering all 50 states and the District of Columbia.  This year’s list is based on more than 4.9 million detailed and confidential evaluations of lawyers by their professional peers.

 
The full list of individual recognitions is as follows:

Century City
Robert Blashek - Tax Law
Christopher D. Brearton - Entertainment Law - Motion Pictures & Television
Joseph Calabrese - Entertainment Law - Motion Pictures & Television
Steven L. Grossman - Mergers & Acquisitions Law; Securities / Capital Markets Law
Christopher C. Murray - Entertainment Law - Motion Pictures & Television
Daniel Petrocelli - Bet-the-Company Litigation; Commercial Litigation
Stephen Scharf - Entertainment Law - Motion Pictures & Television
Robert M. Schwartz - Litigation - Intellectual Property; Litigation - Patent

Los Angeles
Seth Aronson - Bet-the-Company Litigation; Commercial Litigation; Litigation - Securities; Litigation - Regulatory Enforcement (SEC, Telecom, Energy)
Apalla Chopra - Employment Law - Management; Labor Law - Management; Litigation - Labor & Employment
George C. Demos - Health Care Law
Scott H. Dunham - Employment Law - Management; Labor Law - Management
Richard Goetz - Mass Tort Litigation / Class Actions - Plaintiffs; Insurance Law
Evan M. Jones - Bankruptcy and Creditor Debtor Rights / Insolvency and Reorganization Law
Carolyn Kubota - Criminal Defense: White Collar
Ben H. Logan III - Bankruptcy and Creditor Debtor Rights / Insolvency and Reorganization Law; Litigation - Bankruptcy
Martin J. McTigue - Environmental Law; Litigation - Environmental
Eric Reimer - Securities / Capital Markets Law
Mark A. Samuels - Litigation - Intellectual Property; Litigation - Patent; Patent Law
Robert Siegel - Employment Law - Management
Framroze M. Virjee - Employment Law - Management; Labor Law - Management; Litigation - Labor & Employment
Stephen H. Warren - Bankruptcy and Creditor Debtor Rights / Insolvency and Reorganization Law
Mark Wood - Insurance Law

Silicon Valley
Warren T. Lazarow - Venture Capital Law
Steven J. Tonsfeldt - Mergers & Acquisitions Law

New York
Bradley J. Butwin - Commercial Litigation
Timothy M. Clark - Private Funds / Hedge Funds Law
George A. Davis - Bankruptcy and Creditor Debtor Rights / Insolvency and Reorganization Law; Litigation - Bankruptcy
Howard Heiss - Criminal Defense: White Collar
John J. Rapisardi - Bankruptcy and Creditor Debtor Rights / Insolvency and Reorganization Law; Bet-the-Company Litigation; Litigation - Bankruptcy
Eric B. Rothenberg - Environmental Law
Michael J. Schiavone - Securities / Capital Markets Law
Richard Shutran - Project Finance Law

Newport Beach
Jay Herron - Corporate Law; Mergers & Acquisitions Law
Wayne S. Jacobsen - Employee Benefits (ERISA) Law
David A. Krinsky - Mergers & Acquisitions Law
Gary J. Singer - Corporate Law; Mergers & Acquisitions Law; Securities / Capital Markets Law
Michael G. Yoder - Bet-the-Company Litigation; Commercial Litigation; Litigation - Mergers & Acquisitions

San Francisco
Daniel Bookin - Bet-the-Company Litigation; Commercial Litigation; Criminal Defense: White Collar
Martin Checov - Insurance Law
George A. Riley - Bet-the-Company Litigation; Commercial Litigation; Litigation - Intellectual Property; Litigation - Patent; Patent Law; Technology Law
Darin Snyder - Litigation - Intellectual Property; Patent Law
Michael Tubach - Antitrust Law
Suzzanne S. Uhland - Bankruptcy and Creditor Debtor Rights / Insolvency and Reorganization Law

Washington, DC
Stevan E. Bunnell - Criminal Defense: White-Collar
Walter Dellinger - Appellate Practice; Bet-the-Company Litigation; Commercial Litigation
Robert N. Eccles - Litigation - ERISA
Peter M. Friedman - Litigation - Bankruptcy
Jonathan Hacker - Appellate Practice
Jeffrey Kilduff - Commercial Litigation
Richard G. Parker - Antitrust Law; Commercial Litigation
Ian Simmons - Litigation - Antitrust
Henry C. Thumann - Commercial Litigation

About O’Melveny & Myers LLP
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